Category: Sports

Wolverines’ big arms on the diamond shut down Baldwyn

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times   East Webster’s second-round series in the MHSAA Class 2A state baseball playoffs quickly turned into a couple of pitching duels against a highly-touted Baldwyn team. And when the dust settled, the arms from…

Lady Wolverines cruise into third round of playoffs

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times   East Webster and Leland agreed to go ahead and play the first two games of their best-of-three playoff series last Tuesday. For Leland, that meant a quick end to its 2017 season. East…

East Webster’s Bryant qualifies for state meet

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress TImes   East Webster’s Kadasha Bryant finished third in the 200m dash at the MHSAA Class 2A North State Track and Field Meet held last Saturday at Winona High School. Bryant was the only competitor…

Eagles cruise into third round of playoffs

By Rocky HIgginbotham Webster Progress Times   Eupora’s baseball team made quick work of Mantachie in its second-round, best-of-three series in the MHSAA Class 2A state baseball playoffs. The Eagles pounded out 15 base hits in an 18-0 win last…

East Webster advances, Eupora falls in tennis playoffs

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress TImes The cross-county matchup of Webster County rivals some were hoping to see for the MHSAA Class 1A-2A North State Tennis championship will not happen. While East Webster advanced to the North State round of…

East Webster tennis steamrolls Baldwyn

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times East Webster’s tennis team opened the MHSAA Class 1A-2A state playoffs with an easy 7-0 win over Baldwyn last week at Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville. The Wolverines advanced to the second round…

Lady Wolverines ready for postseason

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times After getting a bye in the first round of the MHSAA Class 2A state fast-pitch softball playoffs, East Webster’s district champion Lady Wolverines will get back on the field this week in second-round action.…

EW baseball Wolverines advance, reach 20-win mark

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress TImes A busy week on the baseball diamond ended with East Webster reaching the 20-win mark and moving on in the MHSAA Class 2A state playoffs. The Wolverines swept a twinbill from South Delta on…

Eagles cruise into second round of playoffs

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Eupora made quick work of O’Bannon in its first-round matchup in the MHSAA Class 2A state baseball playoffs, winning a pair of rout-shortened games. The Eagles whipped the visitors from Greenville 15-1 and 18-1,…

Lady Eagles’ softball season ends

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress TImes   Eupora’s 2017 fast-pitch softball season came to an end last week after the Lady Eagles missed the MHSAA Class 2A state playoffs. The Lady Eagles, who defeated Calhoun City 2-1 last Wednesday in…